George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Engaged

Power couple dating since 2006

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013  |  Updated 5:06 PM CDT
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Movie director George Lucas and Mellody Hobson are tying the knot.

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Movie legend George Lucas and Chicago financial whiz Mellody Hobson are tying the knot.

The couple, who've been together since 2006, were recently engaged, according to the Hollywood Reporter who confirmed the news through LucasFilms.

It will be the first marriage for the 43-year-old Hobson and the second for the 68-year-old director of the Star Wars series.

Hobson is the is the president of the Chicago-based financial firm Ariel Investments, LLC.

Lucas recently sold his Lucasfilm Ltd. to Disney for more than $4 billion.

A wedding date was not revealed.

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